Are you ready for the future?

Conquer new industry trends and ensure quality and compliance

Thursday, April 6th
Baltimore, MD

In this continuously updated free seminar, learn tips and tricks for ensuring video and audio quality at critical points of your media workflow - including production, post production, distribution, and delivery. The technology is changing faster than ever so invest in yourself to stay current and maintain your competitive edge.


  • The latest advances in IP content creation workflow
  • Implementing Precision Time Protocol (PTP)
  • Technical challenges of HDR (High Dynamic Range) and 4K/UHD rollout
  • Everything new surrounding compressed content
  • Distribution of File-based content
  • Adaptive Bit Rate (ABR) monitoring

Venue Information:
Hilton Garden Inn Owings Mills
4770 Owings Mills Bld.
Owings Mills, MD 21117
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Co-Sponsored By:

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8:30am - 9:00am: Registration
9:00am - 9:15am: Video Transmission Chain Review
9:15am - 9:45am: System Timing and Precision Time Protocol (PTP)
9:45am - 10:15am: Gamut and Camera Shading
10:15am - 10:30am: Break
10:30am - 11:00am: Closed Captioning and ANC Data Troubleshooting
11:00am - 11:45am: 4K, Ultra HD, High Frame Rate, and High Dynamic Range
11:45am - 12:00pm: Test Equipment Justification Process
12:00pm - 12:30pm: Lunch Provided
12:30pm - 1:00pm: HEVC H.265 Compression
1:00pm - 2:45pm: Interfaces - SDI on IP, AIMS, ASPEN, 12G SDI and HDMI
2:45pm - 3:00pm: Break
3:00pm - 3:30pm: CALM Act Loudness Monitoring and Compliance
3:30pm - 3:45pm: CODEC Optimization for Quality of Experience
3:45pm - 4:15pm: File-Based Video QC and Automation
4:15pm - 4:30pm: Adaptive Bit Rate - ABR The Future of Content Distribution


Karl Kuhn is a Senior Video Systems Application Engineer with Tektronix that supports Digital Audio and Video, Compression, File Based, IP, and RF test and measurement. He has been at Tektronix for 16 years. Prior to Tektronix he was the lead Video Test Engineer for IBM in their Digital Video Development Laboratory in Bethesda, MD. Karl holds 3 U.S. patents and 1 Japanese patent that cover in-service Testing of Digital Broadcast Video. Karl served on the NATAS technical and Engineering Emmy Committee from 2007 to 2010. He is the past SMPTE Eastern Region Governor and SMPTE North American Membership Director. He was recently raised to SMPTE Fellow.

Registration is limited, sign up today to reserve your spot. We'll send you a confirmation with event details.